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FOX News
Dec 27, 2012 4:00pm PST
now visiting the former president george h.w. bush who is hospitalized in houston, texas. doctors moved president bush to the intensive care unit after a series of setbacks including a fever and cough that were not going away. the president is the oldest live willing former leader of our nation at age 88. but today in his e-mail to his staff he suggested the president is not on his death bed. he said "president bush would ask me to tell you to please put the harps back in the closet." randy wallace from our fox station kriv fox 26 live outside the hospital there in houston. randy, what is the latest on the president's condition? >>> well, we heard kind of conflicting things all day today. it was on sunday when former president bush was put into the intensive care unit here at meth though difficult hospital. methodist hospital. he was admitted here for bronchitis on november 7 and on november 19 released. the day after thanksgiving he was readmitted to the hospital and has been here ever since. doctors thought that the president would be home for christmas but when they finally go
CBS
Dec 27, 2012 7:00am PST
in intensive care at a houston hospital. doctors are trying to control a stubborn and rising feature. >> he's conscious, joking with his doctors but the president looks like he's done a few rounds with mike tyson. >> president owe pa ma returns to washington today with five days to avoid the fiscal cliff. >> all eyes will be on the senate after house republicans said it's up to senate leadership to reach a deal. >>> starbucks is urging action asking baristas in his washington, d.c., cafes to write the word "come together" on the cups. >> a new york newspaper facing backlash after it published the names and addresses of local gun owners. >>> a busy shanghai shopping center a shark tank exploded. >>> the windy city of chicago will sport america's most expensive parking meters. >> what do you think about that? >> too much. >> all that -- >> smith catches, shoots puts it up, puts it in at the buzzer! j.r. smith with another game winner! >>> what is your favorite app? >> scrabble. >> sometimes i want to yank that out of your hands. >> and all that matters. >> an endangered thi
CSPAN
Dec 22, 2012 9:35pm EST
want to thank my husband ray and our two children, bailey and houston -- they're 11 years old now, and so many of my colleagues that i -- that were here when i started bringing my children as babies here have watched them grow up. the senate isn't easy on families. they have sacrificed so i could serve the people of texas, and i'm grateful for their patience and generosity. they have loved coming to the capitol during these times. 11 years for the children and 20 for my husband ray. and i know my children's fondest memory, if i ask them what do i remember most about visits to the capitol, it is playing soccer in the russell building's hallways in the evenings when the coast is clear. and i would not be here todayf it were not for my parents who gave me the gifts of strong values, unwaivin unwavering supd the education to be whatever i wanted to be. i must say that my parents were surprised when they saw what i wanted to be. th would have never thought that the dauter, growing up in lamarck, texas, a town of 15,000 good people, would think that she could be a united states senator.
CSPAN
Dec 19, 2012 9:00am EST
capitol each year. i want to thank my husband ray and our two children, bailey and houston -- they're 11 years old now, and so many of my colleagues that i -- that were here when i started bringing my children as babies here have watched them grow up. the senate isn't easy on families. they have sacrificed so i could serve the people of texas, and i'm grateful for their patience and generosity. they have loved coming to the capitol during these times. 11 years for the children and 20 for my husband ray. and i know my children's fondest memory, if i ask them what do i remember most about visits to the capitol, it is playing soccer in the russell building's hallways in the evenings when the coast is clear. and i would not be here today if it were not for my parents who gave me the gifts of strong values, unwaivin unwavering supd the education to be whatever i wanted to be. i must say that my parents were surprised when they saw what i wanted to be. they would have never thought that their daughter, growing up in lamarck, texas, a town of 15,000 good people, would think that she could be a
CNBC
Dec 28, 2012 9:00am EST
to massachusetts. also got the houston mayor to tell us how her city is preparing for a strike. futures still a little jittery here this morning. dow down 86. "squawk on the street" back in a minute. at a dry cleaner, we replaced people with a machine. what? customers didn't like it. so why do banks do it? hello? hello?! if your bank doesn't let you talk to a real person 24/7, you need an ally. hello? ally bank. your money needs an ally. mine was earned off vietnam in 1968. over the south pacific in 1943. i got mine in iraq, 2003. usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation. because it offers a superior level of protection, and because usaa's commitment to serve the military, veterans and their families is without equal. begin your legacy, get an auto insurance quote. usaa. we know what it means to serve. >>> instagram users may have made good on their threat to dump the photo sharing app after the controversy over new privacy rules, according to app data in the "new york post." app data says that instagram may have shed almost 25% of its daily active users as a res
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 5:30pm PST
at a houston hospital. . . bush, who is 88, is in the intensive care unit with bronchitis and a high fever. president bush's predecessor ronald reagan once famously called margaret thatcher the best man in england. meirs was an enduring friendship but barry peterson reports on documents that reveal fnother side of their alliance. t reporter: in front of the cameras, it was all smiles. >> britain and america will stand side by side. bu reporter: but the documents released today by the british national archives reveal some tempestuous moments. after argentina invaded the falkland islands in the south htlantic ocean in 1982, prime minister thatcher launched a land and sea invasion to take and back, counting on president oagan for support, telling him, "you are the only person who will understand." but mr. reagan hesitated, afraid that u.s. support would offend argentina's latin american ntlies. lae relationship hit its lowest point during the falkland's war, when president reagan kept erging the prime minister to negotiate a truce, a suggestion she flatly rejected. 255 soldiers died before br
FOX Business
Dec 26, 2012 1:00pm EST
thousands of dock workers from boston to houston threatening a huge strike as soon as this weekend. why are calling for president obama to step in. it is top of the hour. it is time for stocks as we do every 15 minutes. we head to nicole petallides on the floor of the new york stock exchange. we're starting to see the market fall down a little, right? >> we're down 36 points. the dow held the 1,000 mark pretty well here. we've had our run-up, right? for the month of december the dow still remains in positive territory though it has given back a little bit. there are concerns that are lingering pertaining to the fiscal cliff. that certainly is not going away. that remains a wildcard, uncertainty here on wall street definitely for investors but also just for americans around the country who obviously continue to look to washington to make some clear decisions. s&p 500 down about half a percent. many of the retailers are among the biggest laggards on the s&p 500. today it is sort of a christmas holiday hangover of. to a certain extent, jcpenney is picking the trend. that is up about 2%. ma
FOX News
Dec 28, 2012 10:00am PST
homes in the coming months. gregg: former president george h.w. bush remains in a houston hospital where he continues to recover from a persistent fever and a cough. a family spokesman just giving us some, a new details, an update on his condition. mike tobin is live outside methodist hospital with the latest. mike? >> reporter: the latest, gregg, the latest release we got included the phrase, continues to improve in relation to the former president's condition. the staff around the president have made an effort to keep the releases light and optimistic, all the while acknowledging that he is pretty sick and he is 88 years old. he is in intensive care where he has been since sunday dealing what we describe as a stubborn fever. the fever the result of complications from a case of bronchitis that hospitalized former president toward the end of november. now the staff around the former president have been pretty frugal in terms of the information that they are releasing and they say one of the reasons for that is george herbert walker bush is so beloved people get any information they can o
CSPAN
Dec 16, 2012 2:00pm EST
with houston has come a serious ones. i believe arafat could've made a deal at oslo and there could've been peace. i am not naÏve. but i think the constant building of settlements is undermining israeli security, causing the world to condemn israel and invite to know what your answer is. disease risk is to keep the territories and rollover of the people? hybrid a two-day affair. what's your solution here? >> you have to read the chapter about the three state solution. but briefly i will answer it. my vision is his long-term vision and also in israel politicians who speak to you. but from enough and and i'll show you 20 days. i offer the opposite. i do vote for me now in the vote will be made in years. i don't and you will answered. nothing will happen tomorrow morning. my long-term vision speaks about three state for the palestinians have been to jordan. it will be negotiated with the israelis and palestinians and palestinians will be think that egypt. you have the muslim brotherhood and hamas with issues of sharia law, israel, u.s. poquoson nevermind. it would be allowed walk together and
CSPAN
Dec 30, 2012 2:00pm EST
the country. i can tell you that it is not a question of texas and new york, it is houston and dallas. the difference between what people want, are willing to expect -- willing to except and think is appropriate, that is the essence of the issue here. if you look at the polls, when it comes to the budget, everyone wants the government to do what it is doing now but they want to pay less for it. a good track, if you can figure it out. host: joshua gordon is the policy director for the concorde. thank you for joining us this week. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> since that conversation, not much has changed. we expect the house and senate to be back in at 4:30 eastern. the senate is in recess subject to the call of the chair. right now they are meeting in the separate caucuses on capitol hill to discuss their potential resolutions to the fiscal cliff. we are hoping to hear from harry reid outside the ohio corridor. we will bring you those comments live in the next couple of minutes as the happen. ultimat
MSNBC
Dec 26, 2012 1:00pm PST
an elevated temperature and there remains no discussion of a discharge date from methodist hospital in houston. originally they hoped the president who's 88 years old and suffering from bronchitis will be able to celebrate christmas with his family at home. over the holiday the spokesman said the former president whose career includes two terms at vice president was receiving visitors and well wishes and that the family remains cautiously optimistic he'll recover. stay with us. the day's top lines are coming up. ♪ new years clutter is no match for someone with big ideas. with a new project in mind, some how-to knowledge to give us an edge, and more savings down every aisle. it only takes a few twists and turns for those bright ideas to make the new year even brighter. more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. start fresh and save with hdx 20 gallon totes, a special buy at just $5.88 a piece. anyone have occasional constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating? yeah. one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps defend against these digestive issues with three strains of
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm EST
and with houston. we're all glad she will now be able to cheer from the sidelines at the soccer games. on the other hand, we'll miss seeing them practice their corner kicks on the second floor of the russell building. by the way, if you have ever been with kay on one of her early morning power walks, you know her kids -- you know where her kids get their energy. i'm told kay has worn out multiple members of congress, several staffers and quite a few others on those walks. and it's a fitting metaphor for her career. there are so many talents in the senate that it's easy to forget what remarkable stories many of them have. senator hutchison is without question one of the most impressive. raised in an era where women were a rarity in politics, kay forged her own path, kicking open the door of opportunity wherever she went. in the process, she has come to personify texas independence. which is entirely fitting since one of kay's great, great, great grandfathers signed the texas declaration of independence. kay's many successes in life are a testament to her personal toughness and determination in the f
CSPAN
Dec 19, 2012 10:00am EST
's a proud graduate of prairie view a&m university in texas, in the surrounding area of houston, prairie view, texas. he has a great heritage and connectedness to the black power movement, and he's a good combination of peace, gentleness, firmness, leadership and courage. and i might say that he was a man for these times. just as the bible dictated thattester was a woman for her -- that esther was a woman for her time. our chairman of the congressional black caucus found his role in a number of challenges that we faced. and if i might paraphrase a biblical story, hopefully i have it nearly right, but i call this chairman a modern day joseph, who was able to wear the multicolor coat, representing constituencies from different backgrounds and going to represent his people in a foreign land. chairman cleaver would go to places where others had not gone or raise his voice to issues that were unpopular and he did so with the consensus and collaboration of the astute and committed members of the congressional black caucus. i went to his district, as many of us did. we're proud to see the affection
CNN
Dec 27, 2012 4:00pm PST
we're watching tonight. former president george w.h. bush remains in intensive care at a houston hospital, where he's been treated for a fever. a spokesperson tells our miguel marquez that doctors are in no hurry to rush him out. he also says the former president is not on a ventilator and is good spirits. his chief of staff sent out a statement, saying his boss' condition is not dire, and saying, please put the harps back in the closet. >>> the city of newtown, connecticut, has received so many gifts since the december 14th shooting at sandy hook elementary that a local official has asked people to stop sending items like teddy bears and blankets, because postal workers can't handle the volume. officials say they should donate the items to needy children and families in their own community instead. >>> another sign that people are truly worried about the fiscal cliff. an index that tracking consumer confidence fell more than expected in december, to 65.1. now, that's down from 71.5 reading in november, and well below the estimate of 70. barclay's economist deen mackey tells us,
CSPAN
Dec 28, 2012 9:00am EST
their own restrictions. this is how it works in houston, which has no zoning. half of the residential neighborhoods have restrictions. if you live in a neighborhood without restrictions, you are allowed to petition neighbors, and if 75% agree, you can write covenants and restrictions for your neighborhood. if the developer says we think your neighborhood would be more valuable if we changed it, and we will pay you to change, you can vote to do that. that happens all the time. you get an evolutionary system that responds to demand, rather than government winds and fads. >> your thoughts about the federal housing administration, where nearly for 80 years, they have maintained a stable housing market, helping lower and middle-income families enter the housing market through government assistance. guest: that is true in places without wind use restrictions, the when you have something like the fha subsidizing housing prices, you're creating more instability. host: how do they subsidized it? guest: by providing lower interest rate loans than the private market might provide, which means to
FOX News
Dec 22, 2012 10:00am PST
two. >> reporter: state representative of houston has pre-filed the merry christmas bill designed to give the school systems the freedom to let the students and staff say merry christmas or happy hanukkah, menorahs, christmas trees on school property. >> i want the teachers to feel free to put up a menorah, a santa claus, a nativity in front of the christmas tree and call it that. >> reporter: he says i got the idea when his son told they decorated the christmas tree in school, but had to call it a holiday tree. >> anyway, i went inside and talked to the administration, and someone whispered under their breath, it's christmas, but we can't say that here. >> reporter: parents we talked to said the bill sounds good. >> that will be great here. that way kids don't feel so, you know, separated from each other, it's all the same thing. >> so to sit there and not consider this as a part of life, so tonight express that in preparing people for life, that's also a falsehood then, too. >> reporter: the representative admits the merry christmas bill may be a long shot, but one that he sa
ABC
Dec 8, 2012 4:00am PST
, 10 to 20 degrees above average. look at houston. should be 66. today, 80. >> so, i absolutely love ski season. it's started in utah. we have this great picture to start it off. getting me pumped up. going to take the first runs in a month or so. looking to the next photo, chicago area. just outside. valparaiso, indiana. they had beautiful skies this week. had to show them. >> thanks, ginger. >>> tonight, history could be made when they hand out the heisman trophy to the best college football player. past winners include tim tebow, jim jackson, herschel walker. >> and for the first time ever a winner could be a freshman. a young man they call johnny football. and johnny schriffen is here with his report. >> reporter: good morning. what makes this story so amazing is that in the preseason, hardly anyone knew who johnny manziel was. his team playing in the s.e.c., the toughest conference of the country, wasn't expected to win many games. but he proved the doubters wrong. and tonight, could make history. this was the moment when the country discovered texas a&m quarterback, johnny manz
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 6:00pm EST
singing with doctors and nurses. mr. bush is 88 years old. he's been hospitalized in houston with complications from bronchitis. this week he was placed in intensive care, but in an e-mail yesterday, his chief of staff said the former president wants people to put the harps back in the closet. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to margaret. >> warner: the victim of a horrific gang rape in india died tonight at a hospital in singapore. the attack enraged much of the country, and the reaction caught the government off-guard. ray suarez has more. >> suarez: the fury across india has been building for nearly two weeks, since a 23-year-old medical student was gang-raped and then thrown from this bus in new delhi. sexual assaults are rife in india, especially in new delhi, where, on average, there's a rape reported every 18 hours. but this time, the extreme brutality of the crime ignited outrage that turned violent with street battles between protesters and police. the protests have continued this week amid growing accusations that police and other officials are d
PBS
Dec 28, 2012 5:30pm PST
with doctors and nurses. mr. bush is 88 years old. he's been hospitalized in houston with complications from bronchitis. this week, he was placed in intensive care, but in an e-mail yesterday, his chief of staff said the former president wants people to put the harps backin the closet. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to margaret. >> warner: the victim of a horrific gang rape in india died tonight at a hospital in singapore. the attack enraged much of the country, and the reaction caught the government off-guard. ray suarez has more. >> suarez: the fury across india has been building for nearly two weeks, since a 23-year-old medical student was gang-raped and then thrown from this bus in new delhi. sexual assaults are rife in india, especially in new delhi, where, on average, there's a rape reported every 18 hours. but this time, the extreme brutality of the crime ignited outrage that turned violent with street battles between protesters and police. the protests have continued this week, amid growing accusations that police and other officials are dismissive of sex crimes
MSNBC
Dec 28, 2012 3:00am PST
was stopped by police officer houston mccoy. mccoy passed away yesterday at the age of 72. in an interview with the paper, mccoy said he does not want what he did that day to define him. i remember that day as vividly as if it were last week. i mean, there's something truly sad about our culture that we have these tombstones of memory in our mind so horrific. we have newtown, columbine, virginia tech, charles whitman, and we had stockweather in nebraska years ago. it goes on and on. change the topic. >> let's go on and on. the "new orleans times-picayune," lisa jackson the head of the epa announced yesterday she will step down after the state of the union. she was the first african-american heading up the epa. she did spend plenty of time sparring with congressional republicans and industry groups over issues like global warming and the keystone palestiipeline. >> i worked with lisa jackson on issues. i think she could have got a lot more done if we didn't have the partisan battle back and forth over what her role was and what the epa was there for and the keystone pipeline as well as what
CSPAN
Dec 28, 2012 2:00pm EST
in houston, which has no zoning, are higher today than they were in 2008. so we don't see the kind of decline when you don't have the land use restrictions. the restrictions are because the bubble and that caused a financial crisis. host: our guest is randal o'toole. marsha is joining us some inglewood, florida, democratic line. caller: good morning. president obama is focused on we can do better. i do not hope that or dream that or wonder that. i believe that and i am not even worried. i wish people had less worry. thank you. guest: we have a variety of problems. i think most of our problems are institutional. i think people misperceive the problems. in the 1970's we had a big scare about urban sprawl gobbling up our farmlands. yet all the urban areas in the country only cover less than 3% of the land area of the united states. we have a billion acres of farmland and yet in 1985 the florida legislature passed a law that protect farmland from urban sprawl. that law ended up causing a huge housing bubble that has not created a foreclosure crisis in florida. last year to repeal a bad law will h
CNN
Dec 1, 2012 7:00am PST
an eye this morning on former president george h.w. bush in stable condition in houston. he's being treated for bronchitis. his office says the former president is expected to be released in the next few days. bush, by the way, is 88 years old, the oldest living former president. >>> the fiscal cliff is looming. we'll weigh through differences among lawmakers and see what sticking points are threatening to stall our economy. and when you switch from another company to us, we even reward you for the time you spent there. genius. yeah, genius. you guys must have your own loyalty program, right? well, we have something. show her, tom. huh? you should see november! oh, yeah? giving you more. now that's progressive. call or click today. ♪ you can stay in and like something... ♪ [ car alarm deactivates ] ♪ ...or you can get out there with your family and actually like something. ♪ the lexus december to remember sales event is on, offering some of our best values of the year. this is the pursuit of perfection. share "not even close." share "you owe me..." share "just right." the sh
Current
Dec 4, 2012 9:00am PST
number toll free from anywhere. ed in houston you are on the "stephanie miller show." hi ed. >> caller: good morning, miss miller, and good morning to the guys. >> hello. >> good morning. >> caller: my question as i presented to t-bone was why don't we just go ahead and allow the trigger to fall into effect? why don't we say okay you guys don't want to make a deal fine. we'll go back to the clinton era, which will happen at the beginning of the year. >> stephanie: yeah. >> caller: and i mean also other people in the lower-income brackets will have to pay more, but i think we're willing to do that. >> stephanie: i don't think it's a preferable thing to go off of the cliff, but the more and more you see republicans have not changed one bit from their obstructionist ways i think, yeah, maybe. >> caller: it doesn't mean that starting january, the world will come to an end. >> caller: yeah, it's gradual. >> caller: and if you ask the people -- fortunately i live in texas, so the previous president i didn't -- i agree with a lot of times, but i will just say that he never
FOX News
Dec 9, 2012 1:00pm PST
. causing the number one tank to fail. houston, we have a problem. words that would be forever linked to the commander. >> when the explosion occurred i thought, why me? why me? why not wait until apollo 14? or why not apollo 12? i could not believe what was happening and i thought, well, it is me, it is now, so, what is next? >> people say it was a good thing it was jim. >> you can catch that entire documentary "fly me to the moon" tonight at 9:00 p.m. eastern right here on the fox news channel. >>heather: the clock is tick down to the dooming fiscal cliff but if the united states goes over the cliff who gets the blame? our political insiders will talk about it. >>gregg: political crisis in europe spilling over into the united states. christians now seeking asylum and why they say they have no choice but to run. i have a cold... i took dayquil, but i still have a runny nose. [ male announcer ] dayquil doesn't treat that. huh? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus rushes relief to all your worst cold symptoms, plus it relieves your runny nose. [ sighs ] thank you! [ male announcer ] yo
ABC
Dec 12, 2012 1:40am PST
of this and that for the year. so google, the most searched things of the year. whitney houston was the biggest trending celebrity of the year. she passed away several months back. also, the justin bieber breakup with actress selena gomez was the most inquired about celebrity split. andy murray was the most searched olympian. "skyfall" topped the movie list. "gangnam" was the top trending song. and in fashion, british olympic kick designer stella mccartney was the top trending label of the year. >> can you believe it's going to be 2013 in a couple of weeks? this particular groom was going to the chapel to be married. the only problem, he was arrested and spent the night in jail. he was driving 100 miles per hour near valparaiso, indiana. officers saying he was switching lanes, almost totaled his jeep. they waited until he pulled into the church's parking lot. this as relatives were waiting and shouting at him to slow down before he performed a doughnut. he told police he was late for the wedding and just been released from jail earlier that day. didn't make the wedding. >>> and the fully loaded cheese b
FOX News
Dec 27, 2012 3:00am PST
a live report from houston in the bottom of the hour. stay tuned for that . dozens of people singing "amazing grace" last night as they remember the two firefighters murded in webster, new york. ♪ i once was lost, but now i am found. >> the community coming together to honor these two men. they were shot and killed in an excon's christmas eve bash. we are hearing from the firefighters who survived the attack. the joint statement offered the pair gratitude for all of the prayers. doctors upgraded their conditions to satisfactory. it is a long step of healing for the people in newtown, connecticut. all of the flowers and letters and photoin new ton will be soil and blocks to be used in a foundation of a future memorial. it was senator daniel inouyhe's last wish. for colleen handbusa to be. >> i made the appointment for the state of schatz is flying to washington with president obama he is expected to be sworn in later. those are the headlines for you. >> clayton: we'll talk the scal cliff. today is the twenth. a few days left for congress and the president to get their act together.
MSNBC
Dec 27, 2012 3:00am PST
a look at the "morning papers." "houston chronicle," former president george h.w. bush is in the intensive care unit at houston methodist hospital this morning after suffering from what doctors call a stubborn fever. the former president had been hospitalized since thanksgiving for bronchitis and was expected to be released before christmas, but a series of setbacks sent him to the icu on sunday. a bush family spokesman says the former president remains alert and is surrounded by family. >>> "the washington post." nelson mandela was released from a south african hospital last night after nearly three weeks of treatment for a lung infection. the 94-year-old former president is currently recovering in his home in johannesburg, but his doctors have cautioned that he should remain close to medical facilities. >>> "wall street journal." toyota has agreed to a $1.1 billion class action settlement over complaints some of his cars accelerated without warning. owners of 16 million toyota, lexus and scion will be eligible for payments and safety updates depending on the make and
CNN
Dec 13, 2012 4:00am PST
of engineers down in houston, texas, working for texas instruments. today the government would say you give us a battery with this kind of energy density or solar cell with this degree of efficiency, and we'll buy it, whether it comes from general electric or three guys in the garage and we'll pull you down the learning curve. we'll pull you down. >> obviously -- >> the united states is still the creator innovations, all of the innovations have come from here the last 20 years? >> i think the united states remains a continuing leader at the frontier of innovation, but there are others that are catching up. >> the book is called "doing capitalism in the innovation economy." bill, nice to have you. we'd love to have you back. anybody who likes to throw it down with our friend will cain. >> i look forward to it. >> it's done and done. you heard him say yes. we have to take a break. still ahead this morning, we'll be talking about north korea launching that satellite into orbit. we're hearing there are problems, they may have lost control. >>> genetic testing on your baby, is it a smart cautionary
CNN
Dec 14, 2012 4:00am PST
h.w. bush is expected to be home sometime before christmas. he's been in a houston hospital for three weeks recovering from a stubborn bout of bronchitis, 88 years old the oldest living former president. >>> thursday night football, the stumbling bumbling philadelphia eagles, they fumbled the ball four times, they threw an interception but this was the worst. they blocked their own punt. you don't do that in football, that helped them to a 34-13 loss at home. they don't teach you how to do that. >>> if you noticed a change in your tv viewing habits over the years there are what feels like dozens of award winning shows on right now, "madmen" "breaking bed," "downtown abbi" and it all started with "the sopranos." the book is called "the revolution was televised." nice to have you with us. >> thank you for having me. >> what changed tv drama do you think? >> well, what happened was in the middle to late '90s, so many more channels were producing so much programming the audience fractured. one of the time the goal was we'll get it as big as possible and dumb it down, now the aud
CNN
Dec 1, 2012 11:00am PST
, such a global star. so as you can see, the fans filing in, galaxy versus the houston dynamo. they played last year for the championship, the galaxy won. beckham wants to go out with a bang. when his second consecutive mls championship, deb. >> we understand that beckham may not be the only one leaving the galaxy. >> yes. landon donovan arguably one of the greatest american players of all time, both on the international scene and with the galaxy, says he's going to take some time off after this game. he has not officially announced his retirement or anything like that, but donovan, who is only 30 years old, is an active player on the field. he's put a lot of miles on his legs and they're saying they're not sure what he's going to do. the fans would love to see him keep playing. donovan may retire. >> all right, well, we may never have seen david beckham play personally, but we'll always look forward to seeing him in whatever picture we can. thank you so much. >>> a recovering addict says striving to perfect almost cost him his life. as a young gymnast, he felt so much pressure he turned to alc
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 7:00am EST
, houston, many parts of florida, atlanta, washington, d.c., they are in trouble. host: why are you going to do fine if we go off the fiscal cliff? caller: i live on the beach. i live a lifestyle where i cut my own fish, raise my own garden, hunt my own game, i do just fine. host code no sacrifice from you, then? all right. jerry, ohio, independent caller. go ahead. caller: they should let it go. let the bush tax breaks expire and go back to the clinton taxes. it will hurt people a little bit, but it will hurt the wealthy more. i believe that jobs will come back if we do that. host: what about automatic spending cuts? it is not just the defense department that gets cut. non-defense, education, health care, across the board getting cut? caller: it would probably only be cut for a short time. host: so, a sacrifice by letting tax rates go up? caller: right, they will start working together if they wind up going off the cliff. host: what do you think about addressing medicare spending? caller: the biggest thing the government has to do is all of the waste in everything. defense, medicare, eve
CSPAN
Dec 12, 2012 7:00am EST
coming from twitter, weighing in on the question. john says -- host: joe, houston, texas, let me clarify. if you have more than one home at one time, you can write off the first, that you of and the others that you own, that is what john would like to see. joe, republican line. caller: like the other caller said, reduced from $1,000 to $500. host: do you benefit from that? caller: yes. host: you would still be willing to give it up? how come? caller: [indiscernible] i do not want to tax the rich. i make $150,000. i have to trucks, i have to employees, my taxes will go up. host: "the christian science monitor" had a survey with results around mortgage interest and charitable giving deductions. caller: [indiscernible] charity, christmas time, toys for tots. host: theresa, illinois, hello. caller: good morning. i would be willing to give up a little bit more. i was forced into early retirement. i lost my job in february of 2009. i cannot find anything. so, i was forced to go into early retirement, so i am giving my extra 500 that i would have earned every month. i believe that that is a giv
CSPAN
Dec 29, 2012 3:32pm EST
chris in houston, texas on our line for democrats. go ahead, chris. caller: hi. i'm just saying that payroll tax, we really don't get a tax relief because at the end of the year, we had to pay -- we get less back from the government on our income tax. and what the payroll tax does, it just gives us more money during the year. and one other thing. president bush had a surplus at the start of his term of being president. instead of giving that tax rate to the rich, he should have put that money into medicare. what kind of fool doesn't see the babyboomers coming into their health issues? host: joseph rosenberg. guest: so just as a point of clarification, so the payroll tax cut, it is not recaptured at the end of the year. so that is -- for the past two years, the tax rate has been reduced by 2% that has basically been trickled out in paychecks in the form of lower withholding throughout the year. but is not later recaptured at the end of the year with a higher tax. host: next up is mickey in kings port, tennessee, on our line for independents. go ahead, mickey. caller: good morning
CSPAN
Dec 30, 2012 7:00am EST
's not a question of texas versus new york. it's a question of houston versus dallas in terms of differences in what people want and what people are willing to accept. what people think is the appropriate course. even on the last couple of calls we've had someone say we've got to cut spending. someone else said we need more revenue. and if you look at the polls when it comes to the budget everybody wants the government to do just what it's doing now they just want to pay less for it. that's a good trick if you can figure it out. host: gentlemen, thanks so much for joining us this week. and all our information can be found on c-span's fiscal cliff website. up next we'll talk about the president's cabinet and who is in and who is out. and later it's been over a year since the last u.s. troops withdrew from iraq. the we'll ask michael gordon what the status of that country is today. >> a lot of people that i know looking back on the last 40 years will say that ever since apollo the space program has been a job program. how many jobs can we get in your district, in your state? the space shuttle passed b
Current
Dec 3, 2012 3:00am PST
defeat thing 11 and 1 atlanta familiar conchs win the south and houston, texas as colleginging a wild card berth. there are four weeks to play in the regular season >> bill: all right. no jets? >> no jets >> peter: jets won yesterday. >> 7 to 6. >> peter: a third-stringquarter. greg mcil-roy who used to play for alabama. came on and won the game for the jets. >> bill: good enough. i thought the war on christmas was history until i read your sight a couple of days ago. i mean the war on christmas is back this year? come on. can billow riley reinvent this thing all over again? >> i have to give o'reilly credit because he is taking this to a new level. the war on christmas is evergreen. it never goes away. it's an awesome supply of content to fox. we are talking about. >> evergreen but bs. >> but it's made bill o'reilly take the position that christianity is not a religion. >> that's awesome >> bill: in what sense. >> o'reilly said a christmas tree but it's a sort of a christmas symbol but christianity is not a religion. it's a philosophy. >> re
FOX News
Dec 24, 2012 3:00am PST
weather across the south. from houston, towards atlanta toward macon and the panhandle of florida, threat for severe weather. but the bull peace's eye, where you see the red, potentially dealing with a threat tomorrow for large tornado, destructive tornadoes on christmas day. if you're in the south, have a weather radio. when you're getting christmas plans ready, keep an eye outside. it could be a deadly and dangerous day tomorrow on christmas. >> gretchen: okay. it's time to bring in donald trump who usually joins us every morning, the author of "time to get tough." a merry christmas to you, donald. >> good morning. you, too. >> gretchen: you sound like you just got up. >> no. i've been up for a long time. i've been watching your show. actually i've been watching your show for the last hour. >> gretchen: thank you very much. >> clayton: is there anything that stands out to you as excellent from the show? >> i think the folks running the snow show are doing a brilliant job. [ laughter ] >> rick: nice try fishing for that. >> gretchen: let's talk about -- let's get off the topic of the anc
FOX News
Dec 27, 2012 8:00am PST
we're following for you. president george h.w. bush in a hospital in houston this holiday season. doctors saying the oldest living former u.s. president now moved into the spencive care unit after what they call a series of setbacks. they're adding that they are cautiously optimistic about his recovery. >>> hawaii's lieutenant governor brian schatz tapped to fill the seat of the late senator daniel inn way. -- inouye. he had named a congresswoman to preplace him on his death bed, that was his wish. the governor said he made his decisions in the best interests of his party. and second time's a charm, a new poll shows 46% of americans believe the president's job performance will improve in his second term. 22% are preparing for things to get worse, they say. harris: in the country where the government is killing its own citizens, new violence we're learning about in syria. anti-government rebel fighters attacking a government base, and we are learning the international envoy seeking a solution to in this 21-month-old conflict is saying political change is needed immediately to end
FOX News
Dec 14, 2012 3:00am PST
, check this out. two thieves learning a painful lesson while trying to rob a church in houston. they tried grabbing the electric cable, likely for its copper. and set off this explosion. cops say these guys won't be hard to find. their injuries should be a give away. those are your headlines. what will their injuries be? burn marks? >> brian: i'm not sure. >> steve: yeah. near electrocution. although the theft of copper wire is pretty rampant because cop service quite valuable these days. >> brian: ten minutes after the hour. you've seen this picture on fox news channel over and over begun, steven crowder getting punched over and over again. but are the other networks covering the union violence out of michigan? we'll and the facts next. >> steve: then does she look like a terrorist to you? a little girl brought to tears by the airport people wanna see me get some great deals? ok! it's a new way to get cash back deals and it's called bankamerideals. i sign in to my online banking... click the "cash back deals" tab... and pick the deals i want. just use my bank of america debit
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 8:00pm EST
the university of houston. were very much looking forward to your comments today. thanks for being here. [applause] >> thank you. well, thank you. i really appreciate the opportunity from each one of you. our nation is actually wrestling -- [inaudible] a large amount of debt the united states is facing. i will outline the challenge we face. i'll also show you some transforming health care is one of the ways we can solve that issue. i'll demonstrate how new approaches to integrating the delivery system and how it is already achieving some result outside of the federal government. the health care can harness simplicity, has sustainability, even if the health care system undergoes some significant transformations. first, but to take a moment and talk about ohio and cleveland and how they're addressing some of these large issues here locally. particularly a recently announced demonstration of integrating care for coverage for the dual eligible. the dual eligible or individuals covered by medicare and medicaid. i don't know if you know this, but dual eligible operation represents 20% of the
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 8:30pm EST
with secretary houston to follow-up on what i understood west virginia's rights to become a which is the photo id to register but only a signature to code. is there a problem with that? >> there are a dozen ways that you can do that as long as it is respected in your state. if you can get the political pieces in your state, the people to generally agree on what the rules are, and that's why i love the title, is a balance. every time that you had something, that makes it easier to vote then you have to balance that with something that also makes it secure. that is the more secure unit unique to make sure you are not denying access. and i think it is a formula that is -- that needs to be accepted to take the stage. there are any number of ways you could do this i made a proposal on the when the february he was being discussed in ohio, and it had the value of being ignored by both political parties. because they wanted what they wanted. they didn't want what was the balance. so there were any number of ways than you could do this. it's about getting people -- again, for me it's not the policy. the p
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